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Integrated planning

Planning mobility for people

Integrated planning encompasses all the CIVITAS themes and looks at developing integrated strategies for sustainable urban mobility, including land use planning.

The group largely focuses on the development of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).

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For more information on integrated planning and SUMPs, please contact the thematic moderator Simone Bosetti.

Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 07/07/2016

Cities play a key-role in the deployment of electric vehicles. Ideally the deployment is part of a structured and effective strategy that blends in with the city’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan.

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Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 04/07/2016

Urban road safety is a persistent challenge for Europe. Europe’s vision to half the number of road fatalities by 2020 is on its way of being implemented, and other targets – such as the decrease of seriously injured - come into view. At the same time European cities are developing SUMPs.

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Submitted by Caterina Di Bartolo on 22/01/2016

The “sharing” paradigm is shaking up the global economy scenario. People across the world are daily sharing an increasing number of material objects and immaterial services (from clothes and tools to houses, working spaces and also professional skills).

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Submitted by Simone Bosetti on 24/09/2015

All the presentations and the summary report of the peer review exercise about starting a SUMP process with a specific focus on resilience are now available at the event webpage.

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Submitted by Luigi Acquaviva on 02/05/2015

The municipality of San Giuseppe Vesuviano (Italy) is leading a number of Vesuvian towns located around the volcano (around 160.00 inhabitants) in their challenges towards sustainable urban mobility.

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Submitted by Sarah Martens on 28/08/2015

Here's an interesting reflection from the US about the ageing population in the suburbs. The generation of baby-boomers (now between ages 50 to 68) and older represent 60 percent of the owner-occupied homes in America. Many live in highly car-oriented suburbs.

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The conference showed that intelligent planning for sustainable mobility puts people first! And "Intelligent Planning for Sustainable Mobility" was the theme of the 4th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans that took place on 29-30 March 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. This main the...

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The Call for Sponsors invites companies and organisations to benefit from visibility at the CIVITAS Forum Conference. The event is an ideal opportunity for businesses to interact with local, regional...

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The latest local CIVITAS network, CIVINET Romania, has welcomed its first members. Eleven Romanian-speaking municipalities and organizations joined the network in January 2017: Municipality of Timisoara, Municipality of Constanta, Municipality of Bistrita, Municipa...

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The CIVITAS Secretariat is glad to announce that this year’s CIVITAS FORUM Conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017 in Torres Vedras, Portugal. The annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom a...

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This two years project has addressed various relevant themes – dimensions of accessibility, measure of congestion cost, role of policy strategies – which will be presented and debated during the Conference.

In order to register to the Conference please send an e-mail to...

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18/05/2017 to 19/05/2017
El VIII Forum CiViNET España y Portugal se desarrollará en Valencia (España) los días 18 y 19 de mayo de 2017, jueves y viernes. 
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On next December 6th the Final Conference of the European Project “Assessing and improving the accessibility of urban areas” will be held in Brussels (DG MOVE premises). This two years project has addressed various relevant themes – dimensions of accessibility, measure of congestion cost, role of po...
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Automotive sector is quickly and completely changing: main topics of this change will be electrification, autonomous driving, connectivity and security.
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Following the recent call for a cycling strategy from the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council, the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions, a new policy report prepared by the European Transport Safety Council and the intense advocacy work done by the European Cycling Federati...
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Especially relevant voor those involved in recently started CIVITAS and innovation projects - Combine your visit to the CIVITAS Forum with an inspiring CIVITAS Training on Tuesday 27 September. Photo: Billion Photos/Shutterstock
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CIVITAS Study Tour and Thematic Workshop – Parma/Reggio Emilia (Italy) 5-6th July 2016 LINKING TERRITORIES: LONG TO SHORT DISTANCE CO-MODALITY
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CIVITAS FACTS & FIGURES: Public Involvement in CIVITAS Demo projects

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CIVITAS INFOGRAPHIC : Smart choices for cities: Cities towards Mobility 2.0: connect, share and go!

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CIVITAS FACTS&FIGURES: Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in CIVITAS cities

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Young people’s attitude towards mobility

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Safety in numbers for elderly

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CIVITAS QUOTES: The mobility needs of an ageing population

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CIVITAS QUOTES: If women travelled like men

Gender equality and mobility: mind the gap!

The second Policy Note by CIVITAS WIKI focuses on the topic of gender-sensitive mobility planning. In both, the International body of literature and transport planning, the gender dimension in mobility patterns and sustainability has received relatively little attention so far, even though, together with age and income, gender is considered a significant factor in accounting for differences in mobility behavior, with women recognized as being more likely to adopt sustainable travel behaviours than men.

A growing debate on this topic is ongoing at EU level and it has been re-launched within the CIVITAS Integrated Planning Thematic Group. Collaborative Interaction was set up on the CIVITAS Interactive Platform (http://www.civitas.eu/thematic-cooperation) and in the CIVITAS Urban Mobility LinkedIn Group, to collect further resources, links to other projects, practical city experiences and opinions and comments on the topic.

Policy Recommendations For EU Sustainable Mobility Concepts based on CIVITAS Experience

The Policy Recommendations present the main findings arising from the evaluation of the CIVITAS Plus Collaborative Projects (CPs), which ran from 2008-2012.

This publication was written under the auspices of the CIVITAS POINTER project, which supported five collaborative projects (CP s) implemented within the framework of the third edition of the CIVITAS programme. Evaluation and monitoring were the key stones of CIVITAS POINTER. Drawing from first-hand, corroborated statistical evidence gathered from participating cities, this publication presents the results of the CIVITAS Plus cross-site evaluation and policy assessment. These findings support the development of clear European-level policy recommendations that have the potential for being embraced by all European cities — not just those which make up the CIVITAS community.

The document seeks to identify factors that can boost the effectiveness and consistency of future strategies, thereby securing greater sustainability in urban mobility patterns. Policy makers are provided with contemporary facts for debating purposes, and a number of conclusions and recommendations based on lessons learnt from CIVITAS Plus are put forward.

She moves. Women's Issues in Transportation

Even though the gap is closing, day-to-day mobility of women still diverges from that of men. While gender issues have been considered in urban
planning since the 1970, gender differences in mobility persist. The issues at stake in enhancing women’s mobility and making transport more gender
neutral are addressed in this publication. Many of these issues have been extensively researched, but still receive limited attention in developing
gender-specific policies, programmes, and mandates. Methods to translate gender research findings into policy need to be explored. In this respect,
the gender impact of transport policies needs to be regularly assessed in monitoring their contribution to a gender-neutral transport system. As the
concept of gender-neutral transport varies significantly in place and time with respect to values, needs, choices, constraints, and impacts, genderneutral
transport needs to be addressed through international collaboration.
EU research policy gives priority to integrating the gender dimension into projects funded and co-funded under the European Commission’s Research
and Innovation Framework Programme. The recently adopted Horizon 2020 for the period 2014 to 2020 is structured to respond to societal challenges
that need innovative solutions, of which sustainable transport is high on the agenda.

Target-group oriented transportation planning: gender mobility

Target-group oriented transportation planning: gender mobility

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Integrated planning encompasses all the CIVITAS themes and looks at developing integrated strategies for sustainable urban mobility, including land use planning.

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